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History Department Student Papers and Examination Books

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/16/7

  • Staff Only
This series contains student papers and examination books from various History Department courses offered in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the materials including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations are from the survey courses European Civilization, B01 and History of the United States, B10. The remainder of the materials includes papers, examinations, and course assignments from History C18, the United States Since the 1890s, and miscellaneous freshman, upperclass, and graduate seminars.

The undergraduate papers and examination books are graded and span the range from academic excellence to failure, thereby documenting contemporary evaluations of student examination performance, and writing abilities, as well as course content and pedagogy.

The bulk of the graduate papers are from History D12, the Literature of Early American History and History D64, the Literature of English History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Dates

  • 1973-1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

This series contains student papers and examination books from various History Department courses offered in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the materials including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations are from the survey courses European Civilization, B01 and History of the United States, B10. The remainder of the materials includes papers, examinations, and course assignments from History C18, the United States Since the 1890s, and miscellaneous freshman, upperclass, and graduate seminars.
The undergraduate papers and examination books are graded and span the range from academic excellence to failure, thereby documenting, contemporary evaluations of student examination performance, and writing abilities, as well as course content and pedagogy.
The bulk of the graduate papers are from History D12, the Literature of Early American History and History D64, the Literature of English History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Method of Acquisition

These materials constitute abandoned papers and examination books and were transferred from the History Department to the University Archives on January 7, 1981 (Accession #81-8).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; January, 1981.
Title
Guide to the History Department Student Papers and Examination Books
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
01/01/1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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